• Casey Day, Cooper / Chicago Ridge

    Legendary Cat Skiing at Cooper’s Chicago Ridge

    Feb 12 | 131 Views | No Comments

    By R. Scott Rappold *Crunch*. I winced, imagining the core shot those rocks just delivered to my brand new super-fat powder skis.  Why did I bring them up here? And why, for that matter, was I here at all, endlessly traversing around a wind-scoured bowl at 12,000 feet, on snow ranging from merely...

  • Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain

    Wings, Wine and Snow at Copper Uncorked, Feb. 20

    Feb 11 | 194 Views | No Comments

    Copper Uncorked returns to Copper Mountain for the 5th season on Saturday, February 20. This unique spin on the traditional chicken wing challenge has chefs competing for the best wing recipe and wine pairing. Attendees will have the option to sample all 8 unique pairings and vote for a favorite,...

  • Aspen Oasis

    Every ski season, Veuve Clicquot and The Little Nell come together to celebrate the high life on Aspen Mountain’s slopes and at its base. One week from today – Friday, Feb. 12 – Aspen Oasis, the world’s first on-mountain Champagne Bar, returns as does Clicquot in the Snow, the...

  • Wordless Wednesday

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    No debating who we’re voting for this season.

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  • Copper Mountain Resort Welcomes Its 40th Anniversary Season Friday

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    The American Eagle chairlift starts turning at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 2. This marks the commencement of Copper Mountain’s 40th Anniversary Season. Throughout opening weekend, guests can experience skiing and snowboarding off of the American Eagle chairlift, Easy Rider Surface lift and at two Woodward at Copper terrain parks. The Bouncer Terrain Park and Eagle Beginner Park will host over 20 features and 2 jumps, catering to all ability levels.

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  • Eldora Ramps Up Snowmaking

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    October 29, 2012— Cold temperatures and a burst of winter weather over the weekend allowed Eldora Mountain Resort to begin snowmaking operations for the season. The video linked below offers a look inside Eldora’s snow-making operations and the 100 new low-energy HKD® snow guns recently added to Eldora’s fleet. “These new guns will significantly reduce our energy usage for snowmaking,” said Eldora Spokesman Rob Linde, “and provide a great snow surface for Eldora skiers and riders in the early season.”

    Eldora Mountain Resort the plans to open for the 2012-2013 Season on Friday, November 16th. ­

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  • Stolen Day: Preseason Skiing at Copper Mountain

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    This comes to CSCUSA from Kristen Lummis of braveskimom.com

    “How’s your morning going?” I asked the man next to me, as the Xcelerator quad at Copper Mountain sidled in behind us. With a wicked grin, he laughed replying, “Better than the alternative.” I had to agree.

    Doesn't look like early season, does it?

    Doesn't look like early season, does it?

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  • Colorado Ski Country USA Gems Cards Now Available at Credit Union of Colorado

    on October 26 | in General | by | with Comments Off on Colorado Ski Country USA Gems Cards Now Available at Credit Union of Colorado

    Wouldn’t you know it? With ski season already open in Colorado, skiers and snowboarders can once again benefit from saving on winter ski deals by purchasing a Colorado Gems Card for $10 at any of the Credit Union of Colorado’s 15 statewide locations. The cards are issued by Colorado Ski Country USA, and provide a variety of discounts – including new, time-sensitive Flash Deals – at eight of Colorado’s ski areas. Two of these eight are open to the public already, and skiers and riders were happy to see four and five fresh inches this morning at Arapahoe Basin and Loveland, respectively.

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    12-13 Gems Card

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  • 21st Annual COLORADO SKI AND SNOWBOARD EXPO BY JEEP OPENS NOV. 2

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    At least half a dozen snowstorms and two or more Colorado ski resorts are expected to be open by the time the 21st annual Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo opens for business on Nov. 2-4, 2012 in downtown Denver at the Colorado Convention Center in Hall F. 

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  • SKI AND RIDE FOR FREE, FOREVER, AT WINTER PARK RESORT

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    With a simple click and a scroll, snow lovers across the nation can win big with prizes from Spyder, The North Face, Never Summer, Head, and Burton. Most importantly, this easy entry could also land you a Winter Park Resort Season Pass – for life, for free.

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  • Copper Welcomes U.S. Speed Center VIP Preview Contest Winners on Halloween

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    Copper Mountain’s dedicated snowmakers have worked around the clock to prepare for U.S. Ski Team Speed Center, the world’s only early season, full-length alpine racing venue, scheduled to open Oct. 31, weather depending. The U.S. Ski Team Speed Center access is reserved for Copper Mountain pass holders who enter to win online.

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  • Wordless Wednesday

    on October 24 | in General | by | with Comments Off on Wordless Wednesday

    Snowy chairlift on Snowmass by Jeremy Swanson

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  • Colorado Ski Country’s second resort, Loveland Ski Area, opens tomorrow

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    “Thanks to the long hours and hard work of our snowmaking crew, we are ready to kick off the 2012-13 season on Tuesday morning,” said Rob Goodell, director of business operations. “We are very proud of the conditions we will offer our guests on Tuesday.  The coverage is exceptional from top to bottom, and we invite everyone to come up to celebrate the first day of our 75th anniversary season.”

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